Web Redesign Boot Camp – MSU Viewing Party!

The MSU Master of Arts in Educational Technology program would like to invite others in the MSU community to view the Higher Ed Experts Web Redesign Boot Camp Webinar series!  Our registration allows an unlimited number of attendees at our connection – this is an excellent opportunity for the MSU Web Dev community to connect!

Here are the important details:

Website Redesign Boot Camp: what you need to know before jumping into a redesign project
February 16, 17 & 18, 2010 – 1PM-2PM ET


MSU Campus Viewing Locations

February 16th – 1pm – 2pm Room 215 Computer Center
February 17th – 1pm – 2pm Room 215 Computer Center
February 18th – 1pm – 2pm Room 318 Computer Center


02/16/10 –  215 Computer Center     1:00- 2:00 pm
02/17/10  – 318 Computer Center     1:00- 2:00 pm (we have to leave promptly; another meeting is scheduled at 2:00 pm)
02/18/10 –  318 Computer Center     1:00- 2:00 pm

A big thank you to Debbie Malcangi (Academic Technology Services) and Ranti Junus (MSU Libraries) for helping to coordinate a room!

Below – you will find the description of each webinar — we will be streaming each webinar on the big screen and we have the room reserved for a bit after the viewing to allow time to chat and mingle.

We look forward to seeing you!

UPDATE: I am waiting to hear back about rebroadcasting archived sessions for those who cannot make the sessions above. Please leave a comment below if you are interested in the webinars, but cannot make these sessions.

February 16, 2010 – 1PM-2PM ET
Top trends in higher ed redesigned websites
Stewart Foss, Founder of EduStyle and co-author of The eduStyle Guide to Usable Higher Ed Homepage Design, will present the latest trends in higher ed web design identified among the best redesigned websites (homepage, departmental, admissions, etc.) in 2009.

February 17, 2010 – 1PM-2PM ET
How to survive a Website Redesign & a CMS Implementation
Ben Riseling, Manager of Web Operations for the Office of News & Communications at Duke University, will make sure your survive your next website redesign coupled with a CMS implementation. He will share the best tips and tricks he acquired during the 9-month process preceding the launch of the new duke.edu powered by the open source CMS, Drupal, in October 2009.

February 18, 2010 – 1PM-2PM ET
Recipe for Successful Web Redesigns
Chas Grundy, Director of Interactive Marketing for AgencyND – a marketing agency within the University of Notre Dame, will explain how his team manages website redesigns for different departments and offices as well as for the university homepage. He will share best practices and lessons learned as well as his own recipe for sucessful web redesigns and happy stakeholders.

3 thoughts on “Web Redesign Boot Camp – MSU Viewing Party!

  1. Hi, Leigh. Scott Westerman sent your message to the staff here at the MSUAA. Thanks for the invitation to the Web Redesign Boot Camp!

    I will try to make it to the 2-17-10 and/or 2-18-10 viewing parties. I’m particularly interested in the “Recipe for Successful Web Redesigns,” but thought CMS implementation would be a worthy topic as well.

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